Volume 1: Preface; 1. Preliminary: Trieste to Lisbon; 2. From Lisbon to Madeira; 3. A fortnight at Madeira; 4. Madeira (continued) - Christmas - small industries - wine - Tenerife; 5. To Tenerife, La Laguna, and Orotava; 6. The routine ascent of Mount Atlas, the 'Pike' of Tenerife; 7. The Spanish ascent of the repulse of Nelson from Santa Cruz de Tenerife; 8. To Grand Canary - Las Palmas, the capital; 9. The Cochineal - The 'Gallo' - Canary 'Sack' - Adieu to the Canaries; 10. The ruined river-port and the tattered flag; 11. Sierra Leone: the change for the better. Volume 2: 12. The Sa Leonite at home and abroad; 13. From Sa Leonite to Cape Palmas; 14. From Cape Palmas to Axim; 15. Axim, the gold port of the past and the future; 16. Gold about Axim, especially at the Apatim or Bujia concession; 17. The return-visit to King Blay; Atabo and Bein; 18. The Izrah mine - the Inyoko concession - the return to Axim; 19. To Prince's River and back; 20. From Axim to Ingotro and Akankon; 21. To Tumento, the 'Great Central Depot'; 22. To Insimankao and the Butabue Rapids; 23. To Effuenta, Crockerville, and the Aji Bipa Hill; 24. To the mines of Abosu, of the 'Gold Coast', and of the Takwa ('African Gold Coast') Companies; 25. Return to Axim and departure for Europe; Conclusion; Appendix; List of birds collected by Captain Burton and Commander Cameron; List of plants collected on the Gold Coast by Captain Burton and Commander Cameron, R. N.; Index.